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bell jar

[′bel ‚jär]
(engineering)
A bell-shaped vessel, usually made of glass, which is used for enclosing a vacuum, holding gases, or covering objects. Also known as bell glass.
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Consistently, in The Bell Jar, Plath expresses Esther's anxiety through food moments.
Frequent calibration of the vacuum gauge and maintenance of the vacuum pump and regulator and the bell jar seal are important because constant use of the test system in a hostile environment can alter results.
I don't know if my mother was thinking of Plath when she named me, but she may well have been: The Bell Jar was first published in the United States and much in the news in 1971, the year before I was born.
On the last day of shooting they gave me a copy of The Bell Jar and after I read it I thought she was fantastic and I became very interested in her writing.
This is placed under the bell jar and the vacuum pump is energized.
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45 GHz), such as Bell Jar, dedicated to the synthesis of diamond single crystal or polycrystal.
Reading Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar was a very important experience for me," he said.
Through critical feminist readings of Kate Chopin's The Awakening and Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar and Ariel, Gentry illuminates how their women protagonists grapple with unyielding societal stereotypes, ultimately choosing suicide as an existential act of defiance and rebellion.
These extend the anti-aesthetic of his collages still further into the realm of the thrift store, the yard sale, the landfill: The media of Past, Present and Future, 2006, are listed as "Crystal ball, bell jar, Bible, security device, cigarette butts, magazine clipping.